MIDDLE CHILDHOOD EDUCATION





MGED 5520 - Language Arts Concepts for Middle

Childhood....................................................3.00 credits

Focuses on the language arts instructional program for early adolescent students.


MGED 5530 - Mathematics Concepts for Middle

Childhood Education................................3.00 credits

Study of the following as they relate to the learning and teaching of middle grade mathematics: strategies and materials, the child's mathematical development and understanding and assessment.


MGED 5532 - Methods and Materials of Teaching

Middle Grades Mathematics.....................3.00 credits

Instructional materials and evaluation in teaching mathematics in the middle school.


MGED 5534 - Topics in School Mathematics

Curriculum...................................................3.00 credits

In-depth study of one or two topics which are included in the school mathematics curriculum. May be repeated for credit when topics change.


MGED 5535 -Topics in Middle Childhood

Mathematics................................................3.00 credits

An integrated approach to content and methods for teaching selected topics in mathematics appropriate for the middle childhood curriculum. An in-depth investigation of selected topics including number theory, graphs, measurement, problem-solving, applications, calculators and assessment materials and techniques.

MGED 5541- Nature and Curriculum Needs of the Middle Grades Student.............................3.00 credits

An integrated in-depth study of the middle grades children with particular reference to their unique characteristics and needs. Selected topics will cover the historical development of the middle school, program goals, principles of curriculum development, organizational design of the middle school, instructional strategies and multiple authentic assessments.


MGED 5572 - Methods and Materials of Teaching

Science.........................................................3.00 credits

Activities are selected from the newer curricula projects to give students an overview of each one at various grade levels. These activities are selected from environmental science; early science curriculum project; science curriculum improvement study; science: a process approach; elementary science; and others.


MGED 5581 - Methods and Materials in Teaching

Social Studies..............................................3.00 credits

This course covers instructional procedures, materials and evaluation in teaching social sciences.